About Us

The University of Florida / Miami-Dade County Extension is the liaison between research conducted by scientists at the University of Florida and other universities and our local community.

Our clientele includes:

  • growers (agricultural and horticultural)
  • landscape industry
  • homeowners
  • youth
  • families
  • marine industries

The University of Florida / Miami-Dade County Extension receives direct funding from the University of Florida's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) and Miami-Dade County Consumer Services Department and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Extension is a nationwide educational network.

We focus on educational outreach through:

  • workshops
  • seminars
  • phone consultations
  • group meetings
  • office visits
  • educational materials
  • field demonstrations
  • newsletters
  • web sites
  • plant clinics
  • mass media
  • video conferences

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